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Alliance
03-16-2004, 12:49 AM
Can anyone tell me which books they would recommend a newbie read about lawn care and such. I'm sure the lawns in Canada are much the same as in the States, so cross border reading would be aloud...lol.



Alliance Yard Service
Canada

kamor4
04-03-2004, 11:57 PM
I am unsure if your looking for books on running a lawn maintenance business or looking for books on how to take care of the grass in your lawn.

suggestion on taking care of grass:
Jerrybaker.com
Orthobooks-all about lawns
www.amerinursery.com - both lawncare and business
The Chemical-Free Lawn-by Warren Schultz

Lawn maintenance operations:
www.turfquip.com/nilsson.html
www.vanderkooi.com

Books:
Lawn Aeration-Turn Hard Soil into Cold Cash by: Robin M. Pedrotti

A Guide to Developing a Landscape Maintenance Business
Published by- Associated Landscape Contractors of America and National Landscape Association

These books can get very expensive so read discriptions carefully
before you by:

hope this helps

kamor4
04-04-2004, 01:22 AM
you might also try www.summer101.com
and
Lawn care and Gardening-a down to earth guide to the business
by Mickey Willis

Landscape professionals marketing and sales sourcebook-a step by step guide to successfully marketing and selling your work
by Joel M. Lerner

mark townsend
04-04-2004, 06:35 PM
try entrepreneur's start up guide.start your own lawn care business.check www.smallbizbooks.com, i really enjoyed it.
it was 14.95 @ barnes&noble.
good luck!!!